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Navy SEALs to use UAVs for training

11th September 2017 - 14:02 GMT | by Andrew White in London

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The Navy Special Warfare Basic Training Command (NSWBTC) SEAL Qualification Training (SQT) Land Warfare Team has released plans to use vertical take-off/landing (VTOL) UAVs to further enhance training packages.

The NSWBTC is considering offers from a number of undisclosed original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) following a solicitation published on the Federal Business Opportunities website on 18 August.

The command is seeking a pair of custom-built quadcopters with integrated day and thermal/infrared cameras to assist in the debrief of students during training after action reviews (AARs).

UAVs will provide ‘detailed near real-time video play-back of tactical movements and safety concerns’, the official

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